Mangia! Mangia! Eat Your Pasta!
It’s been debatable for years if pasta is good for you. Some critics have said that because pasta is high-carb, it will make you fat— and it’s something you should cut out. However, a new study cited in the BMJ Open found that pasta is low-glycemic and can be eaten two or three times a week! More so, with many pastas now being made with quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah), omega-3 fats, chickpea and whole wheat, eating pasta has never been healthier.
To determine the study’s outcome, researchers reviewed a series of randomized controlled trials. Researchers found no change in participants who only ate pasta— but for those who consumed a low-glycemic diet, researchers found that bodyweight was reduced compared to those who ate a higher glycemic diet.
Researchers found that pasta